Portrait of Julie Eckersley

Julie Eckersley

Julie is a creative producer with over 20 years experience in the industry. She originally trained as an actress and has worked nationally and internationally on stage and screen, winning numerous awards.

Julie currently works as a producer at Matchbox Pictures. She has produced documentary series Anatomy 4, The Turning – Cockleshell, animation series ZuZu & the SuperNuffs, The Real Housewives of Melbourne (Associate Producer) and Maximum Choppage - Australia’s first kung fu comedy. She was the Associate Producer on the supernatural drama – Glitch and has just produced a new SBS comedy The Family Law, based on the memoir of Benjamin Law. 

After completing her Grad Dip in Producing at AFTRS and her Masters in Communication (Swinburne) she undertook a producing internship at Matchbox Pictures and subsequently became their Multi-Platform Producer. Her initial role in the company was to develop and produce cross platform narratives for projects, engage new audiences through social media and to develop and produce online projects for the company. She initiated and oversaw the online campaigns for ABC drama’s The Slap and The Straits and developed the ambitious transmedia project for The Nowhere Boys, which has been sold internationally. It was nominated for numerous awards and recently won an international iKids Award.